GUWAHATI, May 28 – Several small hydroelectric power projects are under execution in the State, while several others are in the pipeline.

The Central Government has released an amount of Rs 334.698 crore to the State, against an allocation of Rs 9,253.4301crore during the period of 2007-08 and 2009-10, for six major-medium and 461 minor irrigation projects. These projects are designed to create an irrigation potential of 2, 21,112 hectares under the Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP).